Pursuant to section 71 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Peeni Ereatara Gladwyn Henare, further extend the State of National Emergency declared at 12.21pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020, which I previously extended at 9.27am on Tuesday 31 March 2020, at 9.25am on Tuesday 7 April 2020 and at 9.37am on Tuesday 14 April 2020, over the whole of New Zealand owing to the impact of COVID-19.
This extension comes into force at 12.21pm on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and will expire at 12.21pm on Wednesday 29 April 2020.
Declared by: P.E.G. Henare.
Designation: Minister of Civil Defence.
Time and Date of Declaration: 9.35am on 21 April 2020.